from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like a fussbudget; fussy; grouchy.
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And although I am now trained in The Canadian Way, I do find it a bit fussbudgety.
Moe Tkacik's latest piece for her Das Krapital blog at the Washington City Paper fingers Charles Lane for most of the Washington Post's obsequious coverage of the post-crash economy -- from their overarching devotion to Timothy Geithner, to their fussbudgety and nonsensical concern-trolling over Elizabeth Warren to what Tkacik describes as an overall "neglect" of "the economy's more conspicuous challenges -- such as the foreclosure thing, about which they have yet to issue an official proclamation."